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Ordinance #64

AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING CERTAIN PERSONS FROM ACTING
AS ELECTION CLERKS AND/OR ELECTION JUDGES
WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Johnson City
Council that allowing candidates for City Office, public officials,
and/or employees of the City of J, Johns.on, Arkansas, or any family
member of such employees, candidates for City office, and/or .
public officials, to act as election clerks or election judges
gives the impression of impropriety and a possible conflict of
interest thereby casting aspersion on the governmental administration
of city affairs; and,
WHEREAS, Arkansas Statutes Annotated §3-104 and Act 395 of
1983 constitute a recognition by the Arkansas-S.tate Legislature
that such occasions for impropriety and potential conflicts of
interest should not. be allowed;
THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, By the City Council of the City
of Johnson, Arkansas, that from and after the effective date of
this Ordinance no candidates for City office, no city employee and
no public official (elected or appointed) for the City of Johnson,
Arkansas, and no family member of any' candidate for City office,
city employee or any public official (elected or appointed) shall
be allowed to act either as an election clerk or election judge
for the City of Johnson for any general or special election.
THIS O'RDINANCE shall be in effect from and after its approval
and passage and the publication of and recordation of a certified
copy--hereof with-the -Recorder of the City of Johnson,  Arkansas and
the Circuit Clerk of Washington County, Arkansas.